Mission Statement
Our Mission

The primary objective of Arthur’s Beauty College is to provide the education and practical training needed to become a licensed professional in the field of Cosmetology or Instructor. We strive to encourage our students to meet their highest potential through a combination of faculty leadership, personal attention and technical training. At Arthur’s Beauty College, our students receive a solid foundation of knowledge and skills on which to build a successful future.


Staff and Administration

Systems Office - Jacksonville, Arkansas 

  • Chris Strawn – Director/CEO/Instructor
  • Wade Strawn – Vice President/CFO/Instructor
  • Mandy Strawn – Director of Marketing and Admissions
  • Carla Jones – Director of Compliance/Instructor
  • Hazel Elizabeth Smith “Lizzy” – Director of Education/Instructor
  • LeAnn Peeks – Student Support Services Director/Financial Aid Coordinator/Campus Security Authority Coordinator
  • Renee Fitzhugh – Administrative Assistant/Collections/VA Certifying Official


Jacksonville Campus 

  • Tiffany Richardson, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official​
  • Rebecca Milloway, Admissions Assistant
  • Rebecca Thurman, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Linda Perry-Johnson, Instructor


Conway Campus 

  • Charity Robinson, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Olivia Buie, Admissions Assistant
  • Toni Stane, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Joni Hinton, Instructor
  • Rachel Thomas, Instructor


Fort Smith Campus 

  • Chet Strawn, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Dell Nelson, Supervisor/Instructor
  • ​Robin Russell, Instructor 


Jonesboro Campus 

  • Mariana Mobley, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Lisa Fletcher, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Angel Hill, Instructor
  • Miranda Forehand, Instructor


Call Instructors 

  • ​Wade Strawn
  • Carla Jones 
  • Hazel Elizabeth Smith "Lizzy"​​
  • Gwendolyn Cline "Gwen"
  • Michelle Rambo-Strawn​​​
  • Norma Gatewood

Family Owned and Operated for Three Generations. 

Chris and Eddie Strawn purchased Arthur's Beauty College from Chris' father, Arthur Doyle, on July 1, 1999. Chris is a third-generation family member to continue Arthur's fine reputation of educating cosmetology students in Arkansas.  Arthur’s Beauty College has locations in Conway, Fort Smith, Jonesboro and Jacksonville. cstrawn@arthursbeautycollege.com